Why First 5 is so important for LA’s kids

Why First 5 is so important for LA’s kids

Throughout the first 1,000 days of a baby’s life, the brain forms 700 neural connections every second. That’s what we said: every second. This makes these first days the time of greatest opportunity and highest risk, as early childhood experiences deeply influence the...
Champions for Children

Champions for Children

LA County has a serious need for more foster parents. One of the biggest barriers prospective foster parents identify is the lack of child care, especially for infants between the ages of 0 and 3. Imagine that you are a prospective foster parent. One day you’re at...
Board of Supes’ Take 5 — August 2, 2016

Board of Supes’ Take 5 — August 2, 2016

News flash! The “Board of Supes’ Take 5” is a new addition to our website. Every week, following the Board meeting, we will feature five items that Supervisor Kuehl thinks you might find interesting, important, and/or fun. It’s your way to get...
Board Report: June 28, 2016

Board Report: June 28, 2016

Once every month, the Supervisors hold a series of hearings in their role overseeing the municipal government functions in the unincorporated areas. This week we reviewed restaurant plans, sewer contracts, garbage hauling contracts and incorporations into water and...